The Trail to Better Days
by Robert Collins
Published: November 26, 2012.
One day Will Beck says to his patron, “I’m under siege on two fronts. My trading business has to pay duties to bring goods here, and I have pay more for plows for my estate.”
Beck has an idea: go west over the plains, and establish a direct trade route to the dwarves and their prized metal goods.
Will that solve Beck's problems? Will it do more?